China’s Naval Parade – level 3

29-04-2019 07:00

China showed off its new military force at a naval parade, including new nuclear submarines, and the first of its next-generation guided-missile destroyers. This happened last Tuesday.

The parade marked the 70th anniversary of the creation of the People’s Liberation Army Navy. China’s President, Xi Jinping, has a goal to turn the country’s navy into a ‘world-class force’. China has been developing stealth jets and aircraft carriers, as well – the country’s first-ever domestically built aircraft carrier is currently undergoing sea trials and was not at the military parade.

Newsy is the original news provider which reports are modified into three levels of difficulty. As Newsy previously reported, one of the reasons that countries throw military parades is to showcase their military power without blowing anything up.

Difficult words: guided-missile destroyers (a destroyer – a military ship which can launch guided missiles), stealth jet (a military plane which cannot be easily ‘seen’ by radar), domestically (in China only).

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